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Globalization and the American South

Globalization and the American South

Author: James C Cobb; William Whitney Stueck
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

In 1955 the Forbes magazine list of America's largest corporations included 18 with headquarters in the Southeast. By 2002 it had grown to 123. The essays collected here consider this dynamism, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James C Cobb; William Whitney Stueck
ISBN: 0820326488 9780820326481 082032647X 9780820326474
OCLC Number: 55955377
Notes: "The essays in this volume were originally presented at a conference on globalization and the South held at the University of Georgia, June 21-22, 2002"--Acknowledgements.
Description: xvi, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beyond the "y'all wall" : the American South goes global / James C. Cobb --
Globalization before globalization : the South and the world to 1950 / Peter A. Coclanis --
The South and economic globalization, 1950 to the future / Alfred E. Eckes --
Globalization, latinization, and the nuevo new South / Raymond A. Mohl --
Asian immigrants in the South / David M. Reimers --
From Southeast Asia to the American Southeast : Japanese business meets the sun belt South / Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu --
Another southern paradox : the arrival of foreign corporations, change and continuity in Spartanburg, South Carolina / Marko Maunula --
Andrew Young and Africa : from the civil rights movement to the Atlanta Olympics / Andy DeRoche.
Responsibility: edited by James C. Cobb and William Stueck.
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Reading through this fine collection, I wondered why it has taken so long for such a work to appear. One of the strengths of this volume is it timeliness. - David Goldfield, University of North Read more...

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